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Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

Obama targets college sexual assault epidemic

January 22nd, 2014 3:41 pm by NEDRA PICKLER, Associated Press

President Barack Obama shone a light Wednesday on a college sexual assault epidemic that is often shrouded in secrecy, with victims fearing stigma, police poorly trained to investigate and universities reluctant to disclose the violence.

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Business & Technology
Subcompact cars fare poorly in new crash tests

Subcompact cars fare poorly in new crash tests

January 22nd, 2014 2:32 pm by DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writer

None of the 12 minicars tested got the highest rating of "good" from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Chevrolet Spark was the only car that earned the second-highest rating of "acceptable."

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Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

Wise County child murder suspect now faces drug charges

January 22nd, 2014 12:46 pm by Wes Bunch

WISE — Authorities say the drug investigation began while Brandie Maxine Baldwin was on home electronic monitoring after being granted bail on charges related to the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

Elizabethton police: Dead infant was exposed to meth; couple arrested

January 22nd, 2014 11:14 am by NET News Service

Police have charged the parents of a dead 8-month-old child with attempted aggravated child abuse after tests revealed they had exposed the infant to methamphetamine, police said Wednesday in a news release.

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Entertainment Local Entertainment
Paramount Center for the Arts announces the postponement of Smokey Joe's Café.

Paramount Center for the Arts announces the postponement of Smokey Joe's Café.

January 22nd, 2014 10:59 am by Entertainment Staff

“Smokey Joe’s Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller.” which had been previously scheduled at the Paramount Center for the Arts for Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 7:30PM has been postponed until Monday, January 27, 2014 at 7:30PM.

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SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

SWVA highway crews working to clear roads after overnight snowfall

January 22nd, 2014 10:28 am by Stephen Igo

Primary road surfaces across Southwest Virginia were reported in minor condition with snow patches, Virginia Department of Transportation Wise Residency Allan Sumpter reported on Wednesday.

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Kevin O'Leary says 3.5 billion people living in poverty is 'fantastic news'

Kevin O'Leary says 3.5 billion people living in poverty is 'fantastic news'

January 22nd, 2014 10:08 am by Interesting stories we found around the web

Kevin O'Leary, a Canadian businessman, investor, writer, and television personality, said that 3.5 billion people living in poverty is fantastic news. His statement came after an Oxfam report stated that the world's richest 85 people have more money than

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Couponing 101:  Couponing at Kmart

Couponing 101: Couponing at Kmart

January 22nd, 2014 9:30 am by Amanda Arnold-Drinnon

Kmart may no longer have the “blue lights,” but they do have a few ways to help you save money:

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Experts: Target hackers will be tough to find

Experts: Target hackers will be tough to find

January 22nd, 2014 8:10 am by BREE FOWLER, AP Technology Writer

It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have surfaced among nearly 100 fake credit cards seized by police in Texas this week.

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Snow swirls up East Coast, leaving a bitter trail

Snow swirls up East Coast, leaving a bitter trail

January 22nd, 2014 8:06 am by BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press

The huge storm stretched from Kentucky to New England but hit hardest along the heavily populated Interstate 95 corridor between Philadelphia and Boston.

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